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Corinthia Hotel Budapest
Corinthia Hotel Budapest

Corinthia Hotel Budapest is a landmark building, dating back to 1896, with a neoclassical façade and a soaring glass atrium.

Corinthia Hotel Budapest is a landmark building, dating back to 1896, with a neoclassical façade and a soaring glass atrium.

The recent Wes Anderson film “The Grand Hotel Budapest” put the city in the spotlight, and the hotel that allegedly inspired the film has announced some upcoming developments that we say are worth a visit: The Corinthia Hotel Budapest is undergoing a renovation of its suites that will wrap up by the end of February. They’ll measure 700 square feet in size and have top views of the Grand Boulevard.

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Nice Perk: Suite guests will have complimentary access to the hotel’s Royal Spa, its swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam bath, as well as the Executive Club Lounge.

And lest fans worry that the new elements will affect the historic vibe of the hotel (which dates back to 1896), we hear the design team worked on creating the Corinthia London—another historic building turned luxury hotel—and knows how to preserve heritage.

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